adverb see timid

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  • timidly — adv. Timidly is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑knock …   Collocations dictionary

  • timidly — timid ► ADJECTIVE (timider, timidest) ▪ lacking in courage or confidence. DERIVATIVES timidity noun timidly adverb timidness noun. ORIGIN Latin timidus, from timere to fear …   English terms dictionary

  • Timidly — Timid Tim id, a. [L. timidus, fr. timere to fear; cf. Skr. tam to become breathless, to become stupefief: cf. F. timide.] Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy. [1913 Webster] Poor is the triumph o er …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timidly — See timidity. * * * …   Universalium

  • timidly — adverb In a timid manner …   Wiktionary

  • timidly — adv. shyly, bashfully; fearfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • timidly — tim·id·ly …   English syllables

  • timidly — See: timid …   English dictionary

  • timidly — adverb in a shy or timid or bashful manner (Freq. 2) he smiled shyly • Syn: ↑shyly, ↑bashfully • Derived from adjective: ↑bashful (for: ↑bashfully), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • timid — [[t]tɪ̱mɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Timid people are shy, nervous, and have no courage or confidence in themselves. A timid child, Isabella had learned obedience at an early age. Ant: confident Derived words: timidity [[t]tɪmɪ̱dɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT She… …   English dictionary

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